New GOLD Treatment Recommendations for COPD
November 19, 2016

New GOLD Treatment Recommendations for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Include Use of Endobronchial Valves to Treat Emphysema Patients The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) this week issued a substantial revision to its management recommendations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that, for the first time, includes bronchoscopic lung volume reduction […]

Philips launches COPD insider
October 25, 2016

Philips launches COPD insider, a new online hub for key opinion leaders in COPD care In conjunction with Respiratory Care Week (October 23 – 29), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced the launch of COPD insider, an online community where leaders in value-based Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) care will discuss new and innovative solutions, highlight the […]

Unmet Needs

While currently-available drugs aim to manage the frequency and severity of symptoms associated with COPD, none have been shown to modify long-term disease progression. In addition to the need for disease-modifying drugs, much of the unmet need associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been linked to poor adherence to medication. Senior Analyst Yasser Mushtaq: […]